Darren DeVore is the Managing Partner of Broad Pine Investments, a holding company for various private equity and venture capital activities. Broad Pine has successfully formed, developed, and sold multiple businesses including Chicken Salad Chick Ventures, Terra Partners Logistics, and Terra Partners Holdings. Broad Pine maintains current investments in several businesses including ArunA Biomedical, North Cape Investments, The Carroll Organization, and Centennial Holdings Co. Darren also advises investment management firms on business strategy and execution.
Prior to the formation of Broad Pine Investments, Darren spent 14 years as a Managing Director of Artisan Partners L.P., a leading global investment management firm. While at Artisan Partners, he designed and implemented marketing and client strategies that grew the firm from $800 million to $65 billion in assets under management. Previously, Darren spent 13 years as Vice President at Pacific Financial Asset Management Corporation (presently known as PIMCO) where he performed various functions including launching the PIMCO subsidiary Blairlogie Capital Management, a Scottish investment firm based in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Darren earned a BBA in finance from the University of Georgia where he currently serves as a member of the Terry College of Business Dean’s Advisory Council and as an Emeritus trustee with the University of Georgia Foundation. Darren is also the founding board chairman of Mt. Bethel Christian Academy and a member of the Executive Committee for the 2017 USGA U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills.